Forest Conversion in Lao PDR: Implications and Impacts of Expanding Land Investments

This policy brief examines the institutional and legal framework surrounding forest conversion in Lao PDR, giving special consideration to the social, environmental, and legal implications of expanding land investments to meet Lao PDR’s economic development goals summarized in the National Export Strategy (2011-2015).

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Field Value
Document type Issue and policy briefs
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Deforestation drivers
  • Foreign investors
  • Legal framework
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Copyright No
Version / Edition 2014
License CC-BY-3.0-IGO
Contact

Forest Trends Association 1203 19th Street, NW 4th Floor Washington, DC 20036

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Author (corporate) Forest Trends
Publication place London, UK
Publisher DFID
Publication date 2014
Pagination 7
Keywords land tenure,foreign investment,FLEGT,land leases
Date uploaded January 4, 2018, 03:57 (UTC)
Date modified September 20, 2018, 09:02 (UTC)